Senior Care Assistance Includes Palliative Care...

Oct, 2017 by

While curative care leads to a cure for a condition or disease, palliative care is used in hospice care situations. Also known as palliative care, hospice care is compassionate care, and it is designed to make a patient who is suffering from a life-limiting illness more comfortable. As a result, hospice care, or palliative care, concentrates on caring for a patient in a hospice facility or his or her home. While hospice care is available to patients of all ages, it is often part of senior care assistance programs or initiatives. The Hospice Staff When hospice care is introduced for an older person, a hospice care team develops a plan that will meet the specific needs of the patient. The plan is designed to manage the patient’s pain and symptoms. A senior care assistance...

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